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 Use scent to deter foxes


Foxes have a very strong sense of smell and will eat almost anything. Gardens with chickens or rabbits, or bird feeders, accessible pots, and crops are particularly attractive. You can use some scents to deter foxes, they are said to dislike the smell of chilies and garlic, so pour boiling water and spray your garden as a fox repellant. Other animal repellents are available, but be aware of the risk to other wildlife and always read the manufacturers' instructions carefully. If a territory is marked by a fox, it will take some effort to move them, and if they feel their territory is being threatened, they may increase the amount of marking.

vegetable Gardening secrets every beginner

 vegetable Gardening secrets every beginner should live by Margaret Roach has a joke she often replays with a friend who is a longtime gardener: "What's the best gardening advice you've ever received?" one asks. "Green side up," replies the other. It's a solid tip, but Roche hopes to offer even more hard-hitting advice to new gardeners with his seminal book, A Way to Garden : A Hands-On Primer for Every Season. In it, he shares insights gleaned from three decades of working his land in New York's Hudson Valley. Among his many pearls of wisdom for beginners, here are a few that will guide you to a successful experience wherever you garden. 1. Don't buy every plant you want at a nursery. This often results in a polka-dot garden, not a coherent landscape. Buy fewer items in large numbers to plant in drifts and repeat elsewhere in the garden. 2. Plants grow. Like the "green side up," this should be obvious but sometimes isn'

Raised bed gardening - planning and growing vegetables

 8 Common Gardening Mistakes You're Making Planning a raised bed garden always begins with many promises. These elevated growing sites offer many advantages over underground gardens, such as easier accessibility, greater control over soil composition, improved drainage, and warmer soil temperatures that allow for earlier planting and faster growth. So you eagerly draw plans for raised beds filled with fresh vegetables that your kids will eat right off the vine, and bold flowers that you can pluck for your vases. But in your excitement, it's easy to make some common bed mistakes that can derail your efforts. Here's what to avoid doing, so you can garden smarter, not harder. 1. Choosing the wrong location Your bed height should receive at least six hours of direct sunlight each day. If you are sitting at your location in early spring, consider what the surrounding trees will look like in the summer and where their shade will fall. Choose a relatively flat site,

Home garden - 8 Tomato plant diseases

8 Tomato plant diseases: Identity, prevent, and treat You can do everything right. You can start your tomato seeds properly, transplant your seedlings at the right time, leave enough space, feed, water, and prune your plants throughout the season - but diseases still occur. Tomatoes seem to have more conditions than any other garden vegetable. It's reassuring to know that even if your plants are susceptible to disease, it usually doesn't kill the plant completely. So, if you act quickly, you are unlikely to lose your plants entirely. It's also important to realize that when your tomato plants have problems, they don't have any disease. In the first part of this article, we will discuss some common tomato diseases. But after that, we'll cover some other tomato plant problems that aren't caused by disease. Some are simply eco-friendly, while others are down to pest infestations. Common tomato plant diseases involve a fungus, a bacteria, or a virus. Fun

Why are my vegetables not growing?

10 Mistakes You Make in the Vegetable Garden Many of us set out to grow vegetables with lots of baskets of ruby ​​red tomatoes and plump pitchers and excellent cucumbers and crunchy carrots collected straight from the garden into the salad bowl. Growing food is a worthy goal by any measure, but disappointments are very common. See if your vegetable garden fails because of these common mistakes. 1. Getting started without a plan Many of us start a vegetable garden on a sudden impulse. Triggers may be an article about the dangers of GMO foods or foods rich in pesticides. Tasting a housewife at a friend's house or tasting a tomato plant that blossomed among your flowers and yielded lots of tomatoes can induce you to start a vegetable patch without your attention. But starting a garden without proper planning and preparation is like building a house without a blueprint. Vegetable gardening is much needed. Know your limitations, such as the time, effort, inputs, and locatio

Veggies You Can Harvest All Season Long

 Cut & Come to Again ”You can harvest vegetables all season long With this, chewing a leaf or an edible flower continuously here and there will not stop idle until the Brussels sprouts are ready after the first frost. In that case, one does not have to wait until the whole head of lettuce is properly formed before eating the salad. Move over the glacier and lettuce is being harvested in more and more backyard gardens this summer. Benefits of pruning and returning garden: Continuous Harvest Depending on the type of crop and how many crops are in the garden, you can look at the weekly harvest and the daily harvest. If your fried eggs only need a few fresh onions each day, a bunch will last longer. Its excellent performance You know how long it takes for the seeds to germinate and finally reach the edible stage. This is not a question, it is a fact. This will take a long time. Planting crops in the garden is one thing to be shocked about, but transplanting throughout the s

Know About Vegetable Garden Planning

 10 Things to Know About Vegetable Garden Planning Growing a vegetable garden is not difficult. If you have not grown a vegetable garden before, here are ten things you need to know when preparing for the growing season. If you are an experienced gardener, please review these tips and send them to a neighbor or friend. You can grow vegetables all year around wherever you live. You can start your growth at any time of the year. The articles in this round-up will help you grow no matter what level of experience you have. Here are tips for growing your vegetable garden. 1. How to start a vegetable garden: Go to the nearest vegetable garden and get a good start. Make a list of vegetables that you and your family can eat. Start growing these crops first. 2. Types of vegetables: There are two basic types of vegetables: cold season crops and warm-season crops. Cold-season crops are leaf crops for salads and root crops for shells, soups, and munching. Hot Climate Crops Fruits - T

Vegetables that grow well in the pot

 Vegetables in the pot Nowadays with a lot of apartments coming up, setting up a garden on a large scale has become a difficult one. Accordingly, the price of vegetables is going up from time to time. Thus many people are avoiding adding too many vegetables to their diet. But if vegetables are not included in the diet, then the body will not get the nutrients it needs, the body will start to be easily infected with various diseases. So now many people understand this and have started thinking about how to grow vegetables in the small space we have. With the advent of the apartment, many people have begun to search for potted vegetables. Read something else like this: Vegetables that grow well in the garden in the winter !!! So for such people, Peoples Garden has listed some vegetables that can grow well in the pot. Read on to find out what those vegetables are and buy and grow them. Radish Radish is one of the vegetables that can be easily grown in pots. So it is enough to